Julie Halverson

Senior Immigration Paralegal
jhalverson@usimmigrationadvisor.com
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375 Park Avenue, Suite 2607, 26th Floor
New York, New York 10152

Overview

Julie has more than 16 years’ experience providing Employment-based and Family-based Immigration law services to clients internationally. Her clients range from major international technology companies, to performing artists and professional athletes.

Julie’s immigration practice is wide-ranging, and covers both immigrant, and non-immigrant employment-based work. She assists clients with I-9 audits and helps clients prepare for consular visits, as well as helping them prepare to challenge, for instance, Requests for Evidence and PERM audits.

She also enjoys a successful family immigration practice.

Experience

Julie has years of experience providing both employment-based and family-based immigration law services to clients around the world. Her client range is impressively diverse: she has advised and represented large international IT companies, national healthcare systems, institutions of higher education, and insurance companies – as well as professional athletes and performing artists.

Employment immigration

Julie has extensive experience in both non-immigrant employment-based work (H-1B, H-1B1, L-1, E-3, O-1, P-1, R-1, TN, and J-1 Conrad waivers for physicians); and immigrant employment-based cases, including execution of the complete PERM labor certification process (from conducting recruitment to submitting the application); I-140 petitions; as well as employment-based adjustment of status applications.

Julie has years of experience assisting clients with I-9 audits, preparing clients for consular appointments and preparing successful responses to challenging Requests for Evidence, Motions to Reopen, and PERM audits.

Family immigration

Clients also have the benefit of Julie’s extensive and successful experience in family-based immigration, such as I-130, fiancé petitions, and adjustment of status; as well as naturalization applications.

Before she started her career in immigration law, Julie worked in education. This included teaching English to executives at an international pharmaceutical company and children at an international language institute in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts (Spanish and Latin American Studies) from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; and was awarded a post-baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program in Spanish by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Education

Spanish and Latin American Studies, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 1993-1997

Teacher Certification Program in Spanish, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1998-2000

Languages

English and fluent Spanish

Client Reviews
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Mark is one of the best things happened to me in immigration. I was very skeptical as my last attempt to obtain an L1A was a negative one through another lawyer. Mark came in and… [made] sure that the case [was refiled] successfully. Rest assured, I can vouch for his services and will recommend him highly.
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I have been dealing with this firm for the last several years. They got my E2 visa approved followed by my E2 visa renewal as well. They are the best immigration lawyers I have ever met….. No one can give you better service than this firm. Australian E-2 visa applicant
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Several lawyers told me I would not be able to get a TN visa. Two weeks after contacting Davies & Associates I was working in New York, visa in hand. I have recommended this firm to several friends and colleagues, they do an excellent job every time." Individual Seeking 'Impossible' TN Visa
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Davies & Associates provided me with truly outstanding customer service 7 days a week. Technically brilliant, Davies & Associates not only successfully obtained E-2 visa status for myself and my Indian wife but also seamlessly coordinated my entire legal team, ensuring the timely completion of my acquisition." E2 Visa Applicant and Business Owner
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I was qualified as a physician in a foreign country. Being on a J-1 visa I was facing having to leave the United States and return to my home country. Davies & Associates secured one of only 30 J-1 visa waivers available in my State, allowing me to work for a US hospital and remain in the United States." Doctor Seeking J-1 Visa Waiver
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My exisiting immigration lawyer, who has a global reputation in immigration law, told me that "it couldn't be done". Someone suggested I speak to Davies & Associates and they obtained the immigration benefits I wanted. I will always use this firm in the future, they are miracle workers." Small Professional Business With International Offices
★★★★★
I am very satisfied with the services Mark Davies has provided me. He has a very extensive knowledge in immigration laws and has a thorough approach to any case." U Visa Applicant, A Victim of Crime
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There is no question that Davies & Associates is clearly the leading E-2 visa law firm in the United States." E2 Visa Applicant and Business Owner
★★★★★
Extremely knowledgable, available, and reliable Mark was a god-send when dealing with USCIS. He is very experienced so he knows the ins and outs of the process, can predict response times and is very available to answer questions in a timely and friendly manner. Highly recommended to anyone trying to navigate a complicated immigration process at any stage." Syrian Marriage Based Immigrant Visa Applicant with Two Year J-1 Waiver
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I highly recommend Davies & Associates LLC Mark Davies is a joy to work with. His extensive knowledge, speedy response and attentive service took away all my fears of dealing with immigration and visa applications. He is very generous with his time in explaining every step along the way and I have already and will in the future recommend him to anybody who is looking for an immigration lawyer." Small Business Owner and E-2 Visa Applicant